SIGNAL Blogs

September 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

SkyPort Global Communications has received a contract with the Texas National Guard to provide satellite communications solutions throughout the state for ongoing operations, training exercises and emergencies such as Hurricane Ike. Under the contract, SkyPort will supply ongoing satellite access and up to 5 MHz of bandwidth, giving the Guard access to the worldwide communications network in the event of a loss of land-based network access.

September 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company's engineering, operations and technology division is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $139 million. This action will enable the Air Vehicle Integration and Technology Research Program to conduct research to develop, demonstrate, integrate and transition new air vehicle technologies and prototypes that will provide affordable, revolutionary capabilities to the warfighter.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Harris Technical Services Corporation is modifying a contract with the U.S. Air Force for $60.8 million. This action will provide for operations and maintenance and logistics support to be provided to the Air Force Space Command's 50th Space Wing.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Rockwell Collins Incorporated Government Systems is modifying a U.S. Air Force contract modification for $67.5 million. This modification exercises production options for the purchase of 29,587 defense advanced global positioning system receivers (DAGRs) and accessories. Global Positioning Systems Wing/PK, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

L-3 Communications' advanced products and design unit has been awarded a $23.2 million delivery order to provide 600 VideoScout-MC mobile video exploitation and management systems to the U.S. Marine Corps. These systems enhance portable equipment currently in use by adding video imagery in real-time, which improves situational awareness. The Marine Corps will receive the mobile VideoScout-MC laptop computer with integrated multi-band receivers.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Advanced Acoustic Concepts Incorporated, a small business, has been awarded a $7 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for program and configuration management, systems engineering, algorithm development, hardware and software development and testing, installation, deployment, recovery and analysis in support of maritime and littoral area command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissa

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Progeny Systems Corporation, a small business, is being awarded a $13.3 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering and technical services involving technology assessments, system design, software development and hardware/software integration for undersea weapons and related undersea warfare combat and submarine platform systems. Progeny will design, prototype, demonstrate and deliver a 112-element array, integrated fully into a torpedo system.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation's integrated systems sector has received a $33 million not-to-exceed modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of three low-rate initial production vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle air vehicle units. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has been awarded a $278 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract to exercise an option for two P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft (MMA) air vehicles with mission systems in support of the system development and demonstration phase of the MMA. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Stanley Incorporated has been awarded a $45 million system integrator task order by the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command under the Futures Directorate Technology Insertion Mission indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. Stanley will assist the Futures Directorate, Headquarters, U.S.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Army contract modification to provide additional persistent surveillance capability through the rapid aerostat initial deployment (RAID) program. Raytheon was awarded $27.6 million to provide RAID elevated sensor systems to the Army as part of the base expeditionary targeting and surveillance system program.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

FLIR Systems Incorporated has received a $96.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for Starfire III sensors and related cables and hardware for the rapid aerostat initial deployment (RAID) sensor components. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

September 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Network Systems has been awarded a $6 million firm-fixed-price contract modification for continuing efforts to survey, plan, design, install and implement information technology systems and infrastructure as part of an ongoing modernization of the Pentagon information technology infrastructure. Pentagon Renovation & Construction Program Office, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $5.1 billion, seven-year, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract award for detail design and construction of the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The company's shipbuilding sector will perform the work, which includes ship construction, ship design activities, engineering services, procurement of materials and hardware to support construction, and logistics activities.

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a $70 million contract to equip the 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Stryker Brigade Combat Team with a new, lighter-weight version of the Land Warrior integrated fighting system.

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Harris Corporation has been awarded a $53 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to produce the Ku-band common data link (CDL) Hawklink system for the MH-60R light airborne multi-purpose system helicopter. Hawklink is a high-speed digital data link that transmits tactical video, radar, acoustic and other sensor data from MH-60R helicopters to their host surface ships.

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

DRS Technologies Incorporated has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity $22.3 million contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to design, produce and deliver repair station console (RSC) systems for the DDG modernization backfit program. The development and installation of these systems will automate and integrate shipboard damage control communications, which increase the survivability of battle-damaged ships. The RSC systems will be installed on U.S.

September 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

Raytheon Company has received an $85.3 million contract to produce tactical Excalibur projectiles for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the Australian Defence Forces. Excalibur is a cooperative effort between Raytheon Missile Systems and BAE Systems Bofors of Sweden. It is an artillery projectile that provides precision-strike capability at extended ranges for current and future 155mm howitzers.

September 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $139 million. This action will provide the air vehicle integration and technology research program with research to develop, demonstrate, integrate and transition new air vehicle technologies and prototypes that will provide affordable, revolutionary capabilities to the warfighter.

September 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to participate in the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) $12 billion ENCORE II information technology solutions program. As one of 14 large businesses awarded a contract to support the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, BAE will provide DISA with network engineering services, systems development engineering and integration, security engineering and enterprise support.

Pages